The Resource All-terrain vehicles : how they are used, crashes, and sales of adult-sized vehicles for children's use : report to Congressional committees

All-terrain vehicles : how they are used, crashes, and sales of adult-sized vehicles for children's use : report to Congressional committees

Label
All-terrain vehicles : how they are used, crashes, and sales of adult-sized vehicles for children's use : report to Congressional committees
Title
All-terrain vehicles
Title remainder
how they are used, crashes, and sales of adult-sized vehicles for children's use : report to Congressional committees
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"All-terrain vehicles (ATV), which are off-road motorized vehicles, usually with four tires, a straddle seat for the operator, and handlebars for steering control, have become increasingly popular. However, ATV fatalities and injuries have increased over the last decade and are a matter of concern to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (Commission), which oversees ATV safety, and to others. Many ATV crashes involving children occur when they are riding adult-sized ATVs. Manufacturers and distributors have agreed to use their best efforts to prevent their dealers from selling adult-sized ATVs for use by children under the age of 16. The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act requires GAO to report on (1) how ATVs are used and the advantages of their use and (2) the nature, extent, and costs of ATV crashes. GAO addressed these topics by reviewing ATV use and crash data and by discussing these issues with Commission staff, industry officials, user groups, and safety stakeholders"--Highlights
Additional physical form
Also available online
Cataloging source
OHDOT
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • statistics
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  • United States
  • U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
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  • All terrain vehicles
  • All terrain vehicles
  • Consumer protection
Label
All-terrain vehicles : how they are used, crashes, and sales of adult-sized vehicles for children's use : report to Congressional committees
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"GAO-10-418."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
iii, 62 pages
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
Label
All-terrain vehicles : how they are used, crashes, and sales of adult-sized vehicles for children's use : report to Congressional committees
Publication
Note
"GAO-10-418."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
iii, 62 pages
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote

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